Catalogue of the Australian stalk- and sessile-eyed Crustacea

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byAustralian Museum

not yet rated|write a review
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...pi. 311, fig. l Cenobita Olivieri, Owen. Crust. " Blossom," p. 84; Dana U.S. Explor. Exped., Crust, i., p. 470. Surface of carapace with absolescent granuliform tubercles but nearly smooth. Peduncles of eyes rough, granulous above very much compressed, height more than half the length; triangular, vertically oblong. The superior of the flagella of the inner antennae about double the length of the inferior. Large hand with short and small but spinif orm tubercles, which are obsolescent below and crowded above, especially on the moveable finger. A dense tuft of short hair along the upper margin of both hands. Inner surface of hands flat or even excavate in the upper half. Tarsi short, but very little longer than the preceding joint, and very stout, with short spiniform tubercles having black corneous tips, and rest of legs similar in surface except that the points are less crowded. A short pubescence on some of the legs. Dana. N. W. Coast of Australia (Capt. Wolcott, R.N.). Found previously in the Paumotu Archipelago, at Clermont Tonnerre,1 Waterland Islands, and Tahiti. 303. Cenobita brunnea. Cenobita brunnea, Dana, U.S. Explor. Exped., Crust., i., p. 470, pi. xxix., fig. 10. Birgu s 1cirsutus, Hess, Archiv fur Naturg., Vol. xxxi., p. 162, pi. vii., fig. 16. Anterior region of the carapace convex, naked, smooth. Eyes hardly shorter than the front, smooth. Feet armed with short conical spines having corneous tips; anterior pair sub-equal, hands sparsely hirsute, upper margin of hands dense pilose, carpus of left leg having upper surface gibbous. Second and third pairs lax and sparsely hirsute, tarsus subterete, very long (longer than the fifth joint), spinules of outer surface imperfectly seriate. Sydney? (Hess). Found originally at Upolu....

Pricing and Purchase Info

$28.95

On re-order online

From the Publisher

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...pi. 311, fig. l Cenobita Olivieri, Owen. Crust. " Blossom," p. 84; Dana U.S. Explor. Exped., Crust, i., p. 470....

Format:PaperbackDimensions:114 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.24 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217692036

ISBN - 13:9780217692038

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Catalogue of the Australian stalk- and sessile-eyed Crustacea

Reviews